#Psychology

This Computer Could Diagnose Your Alzheimer's Long Before Symptoms Show

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

If you’re worried that the computers are getting smarter, then you might just be right as a machine has successfully learned how to diagnose Alzheim...

Donald Trump Criticised By Theresa May For Defending White Supremacists

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump for claiming there is “equivalence” between white supremacists and anti-fascists. But the prime minister w...

We Speak To The People Solving Neighbourhood Disputes

Phillip Othen | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

After six years as the UNISON Branch Secretary of Lambeth Council and many more as Chairman of the Residents Committee of a London street, Ed Hall has...

Jeremy Corbyn Slams Donald Trump For Failing To Criticise White Supremacists

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has criticised Donald Trump for his failure to specifically condemn white supremacist groups following the violence in Charlottesville, ...

7 Terrifying Things That Happened In Charlottesville This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK

A day of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia has left three people dead, dozens injured and laid bare the increasingly roiling racial and political ...

Victoria Beckham Takes Action Against North East Chip Shop Over Anorexic Advert Jibe

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

Victoria Beckham has blasted a North East chip shop, after their advertising campaign included a cartoon image of the star wearing an ‘Anorexic Fash...

Outdoor Exercise Ideas To Fill Your Lungs

Claudia Canavan | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Getting out into the wild is good for us. From reducing feelings of mental fatigue to providing stress relief to live-fast urbanites, reconnecting wit...

7 Expert Tips On Building Resilience

Claudia Canavan | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When Sheryl Sandberg – author of Lean In and COO of media giant Facebook – lost her husband to heart problems in 2015, she was certain neither she...

Women Are Using A LOT More Of Their Brains Than Men

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Tech

They say men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but now scientists have confirmed that the genders do indeed have fundamental differences in the ...

Psychological Commentary On Trump And The Goldwater Rule - What's A Concerned Shrink To Do?

Dr Aaron Balick | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Aaron Balick

In the end, it is right that mental health professionals shouldn't go around labelling public figures with mental disorders as simplistic explanations for their choices. At the same time, professionals in the field of should be allowed to apply their expertise no less so than economists or constitutional scholars.

Loneliness Could Be A Greater Threat Than Obesity

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Tech

Obesity-related illness has become a leading cause of death worldwide, and with 58% of women and 68% of men in the UK now classified as overweight or ...

Surviving Trauma

Rebecka Eden | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecka Eden

Having survived massive surgery as part of my cancer treatment, which resulted in the loss of many organs and life-changing injuries, due to my physical vulnerability I was then physically assaulted and abused as a young woman. Though I survived, I underwent trauma and adjustment therapy of the type for those that have endured torture.

Acts Of Kindness: Why Helping Strangers Is Good For You

Phillip Othen | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Kindness is not new. It wasn’t even new when the Good Samaritan stopped to help an injured man whom others had passed by. He felt compassion for a s...

Scientists Have Actually 'Re-Activated' Lost Memories In Mice With Alzheimer's

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have long believed that Alzheimer’s erases memories, but a new study has suggested that in fact they are kept in the brain but are ‘loc...

You Can Debate Donald Trump's Mental Health, Psychoanalyst Group Tells Members

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK

Psychoanalysts should feel free to publicly debate Donald Trump’s mental health, a group representing them has said. Mental health professionals dia...

BBC Panorama On Murder And Anti-Depressants Sparks Fears People Will Stop Taking Medication

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

Mental health campaigners fear a BBC Panorama exploring the potential link between violence and certain anti-depressants could stop people taking thei...

Sensing The Dead Is Not Only A Real Thing It's Also Just Biology

The Conversation UK | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

Céline Dion recently revealed that she still senses the presence of her husband, even though he died from cancer in January 2016. What's more, the Canadian singer said she still talks to René Angélil, who she was married to for 22 years, and can still hear him at times.

What Teachers Want Parents To Know About The First Week Back At School

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Parents

For parents the first week back to school after the summer holidays is filled with mixed emotions - relief tinged with sadness, excitement for your ch...

This Bizarre Headband Will Supposedly Help You Sleep Better

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech

A headband has been designed to revolutionise your nighttime routine and make sure you’re getting that much-needed beauty sleep. Startup Rythm (spe...

Scientists Have Discovered Why Psychopath's Behave The Way They Do

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Tech

Hannibal Lecter, Norman Bates and Annie Wilkes are all perfect examples of the psychopathic “cold-blooded monster” that we want to keep under lock...

Zero Hour Contracts 'Could Be Putting Young People's Mental Health At Risk'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Zero hour contracts could be putting young people’s mental health at risk, researchers have warned. A major study of millennials found that those e...

Psychiatry V Psychology - A Consumer's View

Lucy Nichol | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Nichol

Have you seen the Twitter war? The psychologists v psychiatrists war of words in 140 characters. It can be as caustic as JK Rowling v Donald Trump, except in this war, as far as I can tell, there isn't an obvious bad guy. And in this war, capital letters are only used for diagnoses and prescription pills.

Brain Training Does Improve Memory And Reduce The Risk Of Dementia

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Tech

Brain training games can help boost memory and reduce the problems associated with the very earliest stages of dementia, such as forgetting where your...

The Psychology Of Trump's Tweets: Signals From A Distressed Man

Dr Aaron Balick | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Aaron Balick

Another tweet, another firestorm. Clearly it's not normal, and even more clearly, this behaviour is not suited to the office of the president. But can Trump's tweets be a window into his soul - or more accurately, his psyche?

Coping With Traumatic Incidents That Puncture Mental Skin

Professor Chris Brewin | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Chris Brewin

The best thing you can do may be to take some time off to reflect quietly on what you went through. Reconnect with friends and family who are important to you. Talk about your experiences if you want to but don't carry on if you feel the other person's response is not helpful. Don't feel obliged to talk about the events or answer questions about them just because others are curious.